Professional WordPress

Design and Development

Professional WordPress

The highest rated WordPress development and design book on themarket is back with an all new third edition. Professional WordPress is the only WordPress booktargeted to developers, with advanced content that exploits thefull functionality of the most popular CMS in the world. Fullyupdated to align with WordPress 4.1, this edition has updatedexamples with all new screenshots, and full exploration ofadditional tasks made possible by the latest tools and features.You will gain insight into real projects that currently useWordPress as an application framework, as well as the basic usageand functionality of the system from a developer's perspective. Thebook's key features include detailed information and real-worldexamples that illustrate the concepts and techniques at work, pluscode downloads and examples accessible through the companionwebsite. Written by practicing WordPress developers, the content ofthis edition focuses on real world application of WordPressconcepts that extend beyond the current WordPress version. WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhancethe typography of everyday writing, and has grown to be the largestself-hosted website platform in the world. This book helps you useWordPress efficiently, effectively, and professionally, with newideas and expert perspectives on full system exploitation. Get up to speed on the new features in WordPress 4.1 Learn cutting edge uses of WordPress, including real-worldprojects Discover how to migrate existing websites to WordPress Understand current best practices and tools in WordPressdevelopment WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant,well-architected personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL,and has evolved to be used as a full content management systemthrough thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes. ProfessionalWordPress is the essential developer's guide to thismultifunctional system.

Professional WordPress

Design and Development

Professional WordPress


Professional WordPress Plugin Development

Professional WordPress Plugin Development

Extend WordPress with plugins using this advanced WordPress development book, updated for the current version This significantly updated edition of Professional WordPress Plugin Development addresses modern plugin development for WordPress, the highly popular content management system (CMS). If you’re using WordPress to create and manage websites, WordPress plugins are the software that can extend or enhance CMS functionality. This book offers guidance on writing plugins for WordPress sites to share or sell to other users. The second edition of Professional WordPress Plugin Development covers the building of advanced plugin development scenarios. It discusses the plugin framework and coding standards as well as dashboards, settings, menus, and related application programming interfaces (APIs). Additional topics include security, performance, data validation, and SQL statements. • Learn about the power of hooks in WordPress • Discover how JavaScript and Ajax will work in your site • Understand key technologies: Block Editor/Gutenberg, JS/React, PHP, and the REST API • Create and use custom post types and taxonomies. • Creating custom dashboard menus and plugin settings • Work with users and user data • Schedule tasks and utilizing Cron • Performance and security considerations Written by experienced plugin developers, Professional WordPress Plugin Development also helps you internationalize and localize your WordPress website. Find out about debugging systems and optimizing your site for speed. As WordPress use continues to increase, you can elevate your professional knowledge of how to extend WordPress through plugins.

WordPress Theme Design

A Complete Guide to Creating Professional WordPress Themes

WordPress Theme Design

A complete guide to creating professional WordPress themes.

Pro WordPress Theme Development

Pro WordPress Theme Development

Pro WordPress Theme Development is your comprehensive guide to creating advanced WordPress themes. Designed for for professional web designers and developers who are comfortable with PHP and WordPress, this book teaches you every aspect of professional theme development. You will learn how to build themes from scratch, how to monetize the themes you create, and how to capitalize on this by creating advanced themes for your clients or selling premium themes. This book builds on your current knowledge of PHP and web development to create a WordPress theme from scratch. It uses a real-world theme example that you can build, to demonstrate each feature in a practical way. It shows you how to take control of WordPress with custom posts types and taxonomies, and covers anatomy and hierarchy, use of the loop, hooks, short codes, plug-ins and much more. WordPress is one of the most successful open-source blogging and content management systems available, and theme development has become a major part of the WordPress ecosystem. Start working with WordPress themes like a pro today with Pro WordPress Theme Development.

Professional WordPress

Professional WordPress

This book helps you useWordPress successfully, successfully, and expertly, with newideas and professional viewpoints on complete program exploitation.Thebook's key features include information and real-worldexamples that demonstrate the ideas and techniques at work, pluscode downloading and illustrations available through the companionwebsite. Provided by exercising WordPress designers, the information ofthis edition concentrates on actual life application of WordPressconcepts that increase beyond the current WordPress edition.WordPress was developed out of a desire for a sophisticated,well-architected personal posting program built on PHP and MySQL,and has progressed to be used as a complete cms systemthrough countless numbers of plug-ins, icons, and styles. ProfessionalWordPress is the essential producer's information to thismultifunctional program.

Professional Mobile Web Development with WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal

Professional Mobile Web Development with WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal

How to develop powerful mobile Web sites using popular content management systems (CMS) Mobile is the hottest thing going—and developing content for mobile devices and browsers is even hotter than that. This book is your guide to it all—how to design, build, and deploy sites, blogs and services that will work brilliantly for mobile users. You’ll learn about the state-of-the-art of mobile web development, the tools available to use, and the best practices for creating compelling mobile user interfaces. Then, using the most popular content management systems, WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal, you’ll learn how to building world-class mobile web sites from existing platforms and content.. The book walks you through each platform, including how to use third-party plug-ins and themes, explains the strategies for writing your own logic, how to switch between mobile and desktop, and much more. Provides a technical review of the mobile landscape and acquaints you with a range of mobile devices and networks Covers topics common to all platforms, including site topologies, switching between mobile and desktop, common user interface patterns, and more Walks you through each content management platform—WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal—first focusing on standard plug-ins and themes and then exploring advanced techniques for writing your own themes or logic Explains the best practices for testing, deploying, and integrating a mobile web site Also explores analytics, m-commerce, and SEO techniques for mobile Get ahead of the the mobile web development curve with this professional and in-depth reference guide!

Creating a Successful and Profitable Wordpress Blog

Creating a Successful and Profitable Wordpress Blog

Learn how to create a WordPress blog that is successful and profitable by using the techniques and simple steps outlined in this book. Topics covered walk you through the process of picking a niche topic and why this marketing model works best with the search engines like Google and Bing. Then it discusses the mechanics of picking and buying a domain name, hosting your Wordpress blog and providers that have a quick and easy Wordpress setup to get you up and running fast. Discover why this is such a low risk and high return on your investment type of business utilizing the power of the internet.

WordPress: The Missing Manual

WordPress: The Missing Manual

Whether you’re a budding blogger or web development professional, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites—if you know how to tap its impressive features. This jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress and its themes, plug-ins, and widgets to build just about any website you can imagine, from a classy blog to a basic e-commerce site. The important stuff you need to know: Create a blog. Get a free WordPress.com account, choose the right theme, and start publishing content. Build a website. Produce a professional-looking business site by customizing a WordPress theme. Add features. Choose from thousands of WordPress widgets and plug-ins to extend your site’s features. Mix in multimedia. Include slideshows, video clips, webcasts, podcasts, and music players. Involve your readers. Let readers leave comments, contribute to your site, and carry on a dialog. Build an audience. Learn search-engine optimization, measure your reader’s favorite pages, and publicize your site. Create a community. Use social media tools such as “Like” and sharing buttons, and provide RSS feeds of your posts.